15th - 20th Cent. Masters
At first glance, Butterfly Rose appears to be a juxtaposition of two seemingly unrelated elements: a butterfly and a rose. However, upon further examination, the symbolic depth of these elements unfolds. Both the butterfly and the rose carry potent symbolism in Dalí's work. The butterfly represents transformation, metamorphosis, and freedom. It embodies the ephemeral nature of life and the potential for personal growth. The rose, on the other hand, is a timeless symbol of love, passion, and beauty. In combining these two motifs, Dalí synthesizes the fleeting nature of life and the pursuit of eternal beauty, creating a juxtaposition that resonates deeply with viewers.